WOMEX Announces Second Set of Showcases Selected for 2008 Conference

Berlin, Germany – WOMEX organizers announced today the second list of artists selected for the 2008 edition. WOMEX is the largest international conference dedicated to all aspects of world music, including its renowned showcases, panels and workshops, a trade fair and lots of networking opportunities.

WOMEX 08 Showcase artists:

– Astillero (Argentina)
– Aurelio Martinez (Honduras)
Bassekou Kouyate& Ngoni ba (Mali)
– Beats in the Heart of Orient (Iran/India/Greece/France)
– Cimarrón (Colombia)
– David Walters (France)
– DJ Grace Kelly (Brazil/Germany)
– DJ Ishtar (Iran/The Netherlands)
– Enzo Avitabile & I Bottari (Italy)
– Kalman Balogh Gypsy Cimbalom Band (Hungary)
– Les Amazones de Guinée (Guinea-Conakry)
– Ólöf Arnalds (Iceland)
– Ramiro Musotto & Orchestra Sudaka (Brazil)
– Sidestepper (Colombia)
– Staff Benda Bilili (Congo-Kinshasa)
Suzanna Owiyo (Kenya)

More about WOMEX at http://www.womex.com.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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